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It’s been five years since we last spoke with Cindy Bates, Vice President of Small and Midsize Business for Microsoft. With so many developments taking place in that timespan, we were excited to catch up with Cindy and hear her thoughts on what have been the biggest small business developments of t Read More
After being in business for 16 years, all of them coaching and training handmade entrepreneurs, I’ve noticed some entrepreneurial personality types that usually lead a business straight to the failure zone. Read More

Here Are Some Good Reasons To Start Your Own Business

Here Are Some Good Reasons To Start Your Own Business Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 58 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on April 4, 2016 8:40 am
Do cubicles and long commutes make you cringe? Have you ever wanted to start your own business? If so, you are certainly not alone. Every year, thousands of people take a leap of faith and strike out on their own. Read More
If you’re a writer looking for a way to publish your next business book, you might be interested in an opportunity with JHP Business Books, part of the John Hunt Publishing Company.
Currently, JHP Business Books is looking for proposals from business authors who can provide a unique perspective on Read More

Social Media Dos and Don'ts for Small Businesses

Social Media Dos and Don\'ts for Small Businesses Avatar Posted by jondyer under Social Media
From http://dyernews.com 72 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on March 21, 2016 11:01 am
Social media can be a powerful tool for any small business. However, when used poorly, it can be ineffective or even harmful to your brand. In this article we'll look at some basic dos and don'ts for promoting your small business on social platforms. Read More
While there are a number of tips and tricks you can use to make your message stick, the road to an effective presentation begins with the tools you use to create and then present your presentations. Read More

Legal Warnings for Small Businesses Using Periscope

Legal Warnings for Small Businesses Using Periscope Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Social Media
From http://smallbiztrends.com 109 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on February 14, 2016 3:37 pm
As with most things in business, there are some legal considerations that you should think about before you dive into the world of live streaming. Just because everyone is doing it, doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. Read More
Colors trigger certain responses in the brain when we see them. And if a good color coded system is implemented within your business, it will help keep you organized, especially as your business grows. Here's a variety of ways to color code your office that can help keep you and your small business Read More
The need for inexpensive yet effective logos has been heard and a whole host of useful logo design services are available. To help you create your logo, we’ve gathered a list of 43 logo design services you can use today. Read More

5 Distractions in Sales and How to Avoid Them

5 Distractions in Sales and How to Avoid Them Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Management
From http://smallbiztrends.com 116 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on February 5, 2016 8:22 pm
It’s amazing how much time can be wasted or mismanaged in a work environment, especially by toxic people in the work environment. Following, you will find tips for how to avoid common distractions in sales. Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …
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Meet David Leonhardt, our most recent BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" on Facebook. It's a little recognition we … More
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